Lostwithiel Town Council

Taprell House
North Street
Cornwall PL22 0BL
Tel: 01208 872323

News Items

Lostwithiel Library

From 11 Dec 2018 to 11 Apr 2019

Please see the attached PDF for details on the transfer of Lostwithiel Library to Lostwithiel Town Council.

Lostwithiel Library

Christmas and New Year rubbish collections

From 4 Dec 2018 to 4 Feb 2019

Please see the poster linked for details of rubbish collections by Cornwall Council over Christmas and the New Year.

Christmas and New Year Rubbish Collection Poster

Cornwall Council Christmas Rubbish and Recycling Website link

Lostwithiel Museum Cornwall Heritage Award

From 28 Nov 2018 to 25 Mar 2019

Congratulations to Lostwithiel Museum having been awarded the 2018 Cornwall Heritage Awards Judges Special Award in recognition of their pro-active approach and their many creative projects.

Cornwall Heritage Award Video

Town Councillor Vacancy

From 15 Nov 2018 to 10 Dec 2018

Please see the Co-Option Notice below for details of how to apply for the vacancy at Lostwithiel Town Council as a Town Councillor.

Town Councillor Vacancy - Co-option Notice

Remembrance Booklet - The Great War

From 6 Nov 2018 to 6 Dec 2018

The Great War 1914 – 1918 The Lostwithiel WWI Commemoration Committee has produced a booklet which lists 91 former Lostwithiel area residents who gave their lives during the conflict. Copies are available to purchase for £1 from 9 November from Watts Trading & Lost in Books (rear of Black Dog Antiques & Interiors). All profits from sales will be donated to the Royal British Legion ‘Poppy Appeal’

Photo of Booklet

Remembrance Sunday 2018

From 1 Nov 2018 to 1 Jan 2019

This year marks the 100th Anniversary of the end of the 1st World War. Therefore, the services this year will differ slightly from the usual programme. There will be a Parade and Service on Sunday morning and a second service on Sunday evening at the War Memorial. Please see the poster for more information on times and locations.

Remembrance Poster

Traffic Management Plan Meeting

From 30 Oct 2018 to 30 Dec 2018

Lostwithiel Traffic Management Plan Meeting. Tuesday 30th October at 7.30pm, Lostwithiel Community Centre (Long Room). All welcome.


Dog Walkers - King George V

From 16 Oct 2018 to 16 Apr 2019

The six-month trial allowing dog owners to use the King George V river bank area will run from 16th October 2018 – 16th April 2019. The Council sincerely hopes that this shared space initiative can be extended at the end of the six-month period. Can all dog owners please follow the instructions on the signs and can all members of the public provide feedback to your Town Councillors and/or the Town Council office.

Lostwithiel SkatePark

4 Oct 2018

With regret the council wishes to advise all skatepark users that items have been found which suggest drug taking and possibly drug dealing at the skatepark. A number of small identical empty plastic bags have been collected. The Police and Cornwall Council Anti-social Behaviour team have been informed.

Notice of Vacancy in Office of Town Councillor

From 11 Sep 2018 to 11 Dec 2018

Please see document below.

Notice of Vacancy

Mayor's Civic Service and Parade

From 6 Sep 2018 to 6 Dec 2018

The Mayor's Civic Service and Parade will be held on Sunday 23rd September 2018. The church service will begin at 11 am at St Barts. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Lostwithiel Neighbourhood Plan

From 23 Aug 2018 to 23 Dec 2018

We are pleased to announce that Cornwall Council will be starting their Regulation 16 six week consultation on Wednesday 29 August 2018. This consultation will close on Wednesday 10 October. Please visit www.lostwithielplan.org.uk for information on how to comment.


Second Island Walkway

From 23 Aug 2018 to 23 Dec 2018

Lostwithiel Town Council are pleased to advise on the re-opening of Second Island Walkway.

New Walkway

Extraordinary Council Meeting

From 16 Aug 2018 to 22 Aug 2018

Lostwithiel Town Council will be holding an extraordinary Council Meeting next Tuesday 21 August at 7pm in Lostwithiel Scout Hut. Please see the meetings tab for details of the agenda.

New 'Who to contact' Page

From 9 Aug 2018 to 8 Aug 2019

Please visit our new Contacts Page!

Contacts Page

Tree Works

From 7 Aug 2018 to 7 Nov 2018

Following the comprehensive survey undertaken earlier this year, Lostwithiel Town Council will be appointing a contractor to undertake various tree works at next Tuesday’s meeting. The Council hopes all works will be completed by 31 October, the tender includes the felling of some trees please see details below

Tree Works

Future Policing - Proposed Merger

From 2 Aug 2018 to 2 Oct 2018

Future policing – proposed merger of Devon & Cornwall Police & Dorset Police. Please visit the link below for a survey so you can submit your response to this merger consultation. The consultation closes on 27 August 2018.



From 24 Jul 2018 to 24 Jul 2019

The Council has received reports of increasing seagull numbers and gulls diving towards people. Often the seagulls are simply acting to protect their young. Please can we ask residents not to feed the seagulls to try to discourage them. More information is available below

Cornwall Council Gulls

Help to Buy South West

From 24 Jul 2018 to 24 Jul 2019

The Old Carriageworks, 3 Brunel Quays, Lostwithiel, Cornwall, PL22 0EN A private discounted sale home is available for sale and being advertised through the Help to Buy South West website Please follow the link below to see a copy of the advert. If you are aware of any households who may have a local connection to your town and would be interested in this property please advise them to register with Help to Buy South West.

Help to Buy South West

Edgcumbe House Pre-feasibility Report

From 5 Jul 2018 to 4 Jul 2019

The pre-feasibility report on Edgcumbe House was considered by Council at Tuesday’s meeting and Council has taken the decision to progress the project by exploring funding opportunities for the next Feasibility stage. The Pre-feasibility report is available below.

Pre-feasibility Study

Tree Tender

From 3 Jul 2018 to 3 Aug 2018

Lostwithiel Town Council is pleased to invite tenders to undertake tree surgery works to trees in various locations in Lostwithiel. A tender pack is available by post from the Town Council office and will be posted out on Thursday 28 June 2018. To obtain a pack please email admin@lostwithieltowncouncil.gov.uk. The closing date for the receipt of tenders is Thursday 31 July 2018 at midday.

Shire Hall Moor

Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club

From 25 Jun 2018 to 26 Jul 2019

Please see the link below for details of the new Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club. Poster Armed forces and Veterans Breakfast Club.

Poster Armed forces and Veterans Breakfast Club.

Have your say on Council boundaries for Cornwall

From 5 Jun 2018 to 5 Jun 2019

Please have your say on the draft recommendation for Council division boundaries for Cornwall. The consultation closes on 17 September 2018.

Cornwall Council Division Boundaries Poster

Smart Meter Rollout - Domestic

From 12 Apr 2018 to 12 Apr 2019

The Government is rolling out smart meters into all homes and businesses before 2020. However, research shows that a huge percentage of the population are still not aware of the options available. We have been asked to share the links below:

Domestic Link

Smart Meter Rollout - Non Domestic

From 10 Apr 2018 to 10 Apr 2019

The Government is rolling out smart meters into all homes and businesses before 2020. However, research shows that a huge percentage of the population are still not aware of the options available. We have been asked to share the link below:

Non-Domestic Link

Lostwithiel Town Council Budget

From 8 Feb 2018 to 8 Aug 2018

For around the price of an extra cup of coffee each month your Town Council can manage its new responsibilities and make long-awaited improvements. More and more responsibilities are being handed down to your Town Council without financial support. This year the Town Council has decided to increase the budget to take into account these additional responsibilities. For more details please see Lostwithiel Town Council Finance Reports Page and poster below.

Budget Poster

Council Finance Reports

Lostwithiel Town Council Facebook

From 14 Dec 2017 to 30 Jun 2018

We are pleased to announce that we now have a Facebook page. Please find us at www.facebook.com/lostwithielcouncil


St Austell Town Takeover

From 5 Dec 2017 to 12 Dec 2017

Growth Hub On the Road is holding a Town Takeover in St Austell on Friday 8 December with a free networking breakfast and workshops for local businesses. The breakfast takes place at St Austell Conference Centre from 8-9am and the workshops are held in town at the White Hart Hotel from 10am-4pm. The workshops are 45 minute taster sessions run by the business support programmes so that local companies can sample the type of support available. Please see poster for workshop details. Places at the business breakfast and workshops can be booked via the Growth Hub website.

St Austell Town Takeover Poster


Report It

From 3 Nov 2017 to 3 Jun 2018

Find out what you can report online to Cornwall Council using their Report it poster, including missed rubbish collections, pot holes and dog fouling.

Download Report It Poster


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